horticulture crops Current Affairs, GK & News
First Commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries was exported to Dubai from Srinagar on July 6, 2021 in order to boost horticultural exports. Key Points In June, a sample consignment was sent to Dubai from Sri Nagar prior to this shipment. After an encouraging response from consumers in Dubai, first commercial shipment was exported ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
The National Horticulture Fair will start on February 8, 2021. It is a five-day event that will be organised at the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) campus. People from all across India will also participate the event virtually. About National Horticulture Fair The theme of the National Horticulture Fair 2021 will be: ‘Horticulture for ..
Topics: Horticulture • horticulture crops • Horticulture in India • Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) • Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) • National Horticulture Fair 2021 • National Horticulture Mission
The Gujarat chief Minister recently announced the “Horticulture Development Mission”. It is also called “Bagayat Vikas Mission”. The main objective of the mission is to double the income of the farmers involved in horticulture and medicinal farming. Key Features of Horticultural Development Mission Under the mission, the waste land of the State Government of Gujarat ..
A woman innovator from Kerala, Vasini Bai has developed 10 varieties of Anthurium flower. The flower has high market value for its major usage as an indoor decorative. As the innovator was unable to meet high demand of highly time-consuming technique, the National Innovation Foundation has stepped in. Highlights The National Innovation foundation has facilitated ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has released the final estimates for 2017-18 and the first estimates for 2018-19 of area and production of horticulture crops. Findings from the Estimates The important findings from the estimates are: India’s horticulture production is estimated to rise by 1 per cent to record 314.67 million tonnes in ..